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Cigar City Hopped Up Johnnie Imperial Stout

Cigar City Hopped Up Johnnie Imperial Stout
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Formerly brewed at Cigar City Brewing
Style: Imperial Stout
Tampa, Florida USA
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.08/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
Imperial Stout aged on Johnnie Walker Blue-soaked oak chips and dry-hopped with fresh Florida grown Cascade hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (19160) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 6, 2011
Tasting at Papsø
Black color; brownish creamy head. The aroma shows some wet cardboard, roasted malts, light coffee. Quite thick and oily mouthfeel; strong roasted malt and chocolate flavor, some coffee, with a boozy finish. Unimpressive.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
shigadeyo (3635) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 4, 2010

12/30/2009: Cigar City Hopped-Up Johnnie... Aroma: Mouth-watering chocolate with an ample tinge of citrus. Appearance: Reddish-black color; opaque; looks thick; frothy, churning, rich brown head. Flavor: Loads of dark and semi-sweet chocolate; forward suggestions of coffee and vanilla; bitter dark chocolate, cocoa; citrusy orange thread of hops throughout; alcohol definitely makes itself known but is not overtly agressive. Palate: Full-bodied; thick, yet smooth; moderately creamy, even chewy. Overall: Damn good and fairly impressive.

Hand-bottled (draught) from daknole shared by alexsdad06. Thanks Brad! Rating #46 for this beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dedollewaitor (15537) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 26, 2010
Bottle @ Papsø. Thanks. Pours pitch black with s creamy dark brown head and lacings. Nose is hard roasted coffee . Very vinous. Flvor is roasted and cold coffee like. The carbonation is low. Oily and slick. Notes of whiskey and citrus hops. Dry, roasted and hoppy end. Nice

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Theis (15150) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 24, 2010
Bottle at Papsø 23-Apr-2010 - Thanks. Pitch black - brown edges. Whiskey, tobacco, ashes, coffee, chocolate, sticky, high bitterness, high hoppy, grassy, citrus, burned. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joergen (25926) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 24, 2010
Bottle at Papsø. Pitch black coloured with a small brown head. Roasted aroma of dark chocolate and hops with notes of smoke and liquorice. Roasted flavour of dark chocolate, smoke, liquorice and hops. Dry roasted finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
KimJohansen (10420) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - APR 23, 2010
Black with a large deep beige head. Sweet aroma with burned malt, dark chocolate, espresso and woody notes. Flavour had burned malt, dark chocolate, vanilla, whiskey, wood, espresso and plenty of hops. Finished sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
madsberg (11370) - Søborg, DENMARK - APR 23, 2010
Handbottled. Pitch black coloured. Dark brown head. Aroma of roast, herbs, cocoa, chocolate, vanilla, oak and molasses. Flavour of vanilla, light roast, chocolate, oak, herbs, cocoa and light coffee. Quite dense in the flavour. full bodied. Totally takes possesion of the palate. Chocolaty and roasty bitterness in the end with a quite dense alcoholbite on palate and lips. Yummy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pinball (11932) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 23, 2010
pitch dark, smooth creamy great looking brown head. very nice roasted stuff, licorice, coffe, chocolate aroma, strong and very well balanced, minor notes of hops. great aroma but it could be stronger. totally balanced. flavor is roasted stuff, licorice, wood, bitterhoppy. nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 23, 2010
Handbottle 50 cl. Courtesy of daknole. Pours an opaque pitch black with a brown head. Aroma is dark burned malts and vanilla with a whiff of whisky. Solid body, hard roasted malt and vanilla while the oak doesn’t really come through that much. Malt bitter finish. Thanks for the treat Dak! 230410

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - MAR 28, 2010
grenade bottle from daknole shared on 1/17/2010... sick! a really thick pour produces a brick red shade of black with a small tan head which takes a bit to rise. smells like a very hoppy version of marshal zhukov... licorice, molasses, chocolate, roasty ash and citrus hops with a touch of whisky, barrel, spice and vanilla. the flavor shares the same characteristics but adds in coffee and surprising intense dry hoppiness. ashy roast and mellow whisky linger in the aftertaste. the body is on the heavily rich side yet the overload of hops keeps easy to drink the only bottle in arizona! thanks, dak! 9/5/8/4/17/4.3

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